Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Print Resources
For Students

Alonso, Karen. Schneck V. The United States: Restrictions on Free Speech. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1999.

Sherrow, Victoria, Sarah Betsy Fuller, and Harvey Fireside. Landmark Supreme Court Cases Series. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, Inc.,1997.

For Teachers

Evans, Ronald W., and David Warren Saxe, eds. Handbook on Teaching Social Issues. National Council for the Social Studies Bulletin 93. Washington, D.C., 1996.

Joyce, Bruce R., Marsha Weil, with Emily Calhoun. Models of Teaching. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2000.

The Supreme Court's Greatest Hits. Read by Jerry Goldman. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 1999. Audiocassette and Compact Disc.

Teacher Created Materials. Using Literature and Simulations in Your Social Studies Classroom. Huntington Beach, Calif.: Teacher Created Materials, 2001.

Related Web Sites
For Students and Teachers.

US Supreme Court Multimedia Database
Northwestern University's Oyez Project site is devoted to significant trials, and includes a complete description of each case and virtual tours through the Supreme Court Building.

National Constitution Center
This site offers in-depth histories of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and major amendments, as well as current resources on civic affairs.

Constitution Index
This extensive index includes primary source materials and constitutional documents from countries around the world.

Historic Supreme Court Cases
The Social Studies Help Center features brief, yet comprehensive descriptions of monumental Court decisions and amendments to the Constitution.

The New York Times: Daily Lesson Plan
Geared towards middle and high school teachers, this particular lesson explores some Supreme Court decisions and historical cases.


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